Building knowledge and connections

LATICRETE International, Inc.

One Laticrete Park North
Bethany, CT 06524-3423
Phone: 203-393-0010
Fax: 203-393-1684
Toll-free: 800-243-4788

  • There is a current trend by designers to specify large format tiles with minimal joints in order to create a sleek, modern look for floors and walls in contemporary buildings. To create and maintain the desired look, it is important to understand the proper installation procedures and products that should be employed. This course describes in detail the tools, techniques, and installation procedures applicable to large format and gauged porcelain tile and panel installations and illustrates how such installations expand design opportunities for walls and floors.

  • This course focuses on barrier free shower design and installation. Following a brief review of the reasons, benefits, and legal requirements for barrier free showers it summarizes the features and attributes of shower assemblies, relevant industry standards, waterproofing membranes and drains, best practices, installation methodology, installation tips and techniques, and walk/roll in showers. It includes a review of the design considerations and advice for the creation of perfectly performing showers which follow the latest design trends.